6 edition of **Elements of formal semantics** found in the catalog.

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Published
**1987**
by Academic Press in Orlando
.

Written in English

- Semantics (Philosophy),
- Logic.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | John N. Martin. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | B840 .M34 1987 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | x, 364 p. : |

Number of Pages | 364 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL2723606M |

ISBN 10 | 0124748554, 0124748562 |

LC Control Number | 86017212 |

Elements of Formal Semantics Designed as a quick yet thorough introduction to one of the most vibrant areas of research in modern linguistics today this volume reveals the beauty and elegance of the mathematical study of meaning. It introduces the essential principles and techniques of formal semantics. Elements of Formal Semantics: An Introduction to the Mathematical Theory of Meaning in Natural Language (Paperback) By Yoad Winter EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand New Book. This book introduces the essential principles and techniques of formal semantics.

CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Elements of Formal Semantics will aim at introducing some of the foundational concepts, principles and techniques in formal semantics of natural language. It is planned as a basic but sophisticated introduction for readers who have some elementary background in set theory and linguistics. In five short chapters, this introductory textbook introduces some of the most essential principles and techniques of formal semantics. Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpAuthor: Yoad Winter.

This book is an introduction to the current developments in model-theoretic semantics, which has become an essential part of the work in theoretical linguistics over the last decade. The author examines the model structure of Montague s theory and then presents elaborations on this basic model that have been of particular importance in the last few years: generalized quantifiers, the. Formal Semantics book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This accessible introduction to formal, and especially Montague, se /5(2).

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Winter presents the semantics of language in a manner that practically shows that logic originates in language, and is not just applied to language.

Due to this manner of presentation, the current book can be treated as a modern continuation of the book by van Fraassen [Formal Semantics and Logic, ]. This book can be treated as a modern continuation of Formal semantics and Logic by B.

van Fraassen. Ioachim Mihai Drugus, Academy of Sciences, Moldova MathSciNet, - full review. Clear, precise, and friendly introduction to formal natural language semantics for. In formal semantics, structure is treated as the essential ingredient in the creation of Elements of formal semantics book meaning from individual word meaning.

This book introduces some of the foundational concepts, principles and techniques in the formal semantics of natural language and outlines the mathematical principles that underlie linguistics meaning. Download Elements Of Formal Semantics books, Introducing some of the foundational concepts, principles and techniques in the formal semantics of natural language, Elements of Formal Semantics outlines the mathematical principles that underlie linguistic meaning.

Making use of a wide range of concrete English examples, the book presents the most. AIMS AND ORGANIZATION OF THIS BOOK The two senses of the word ‘formal’ have a key role in this textbook. The book is a systematic introduction to the study of form and meaning in natural language.

At the same time, it capitalizes on the March 7, Time: am ELEMENTS OF FORMAL SEMANTICS. INTRODUCTION. Elements of Formal Semantics introduces some of the foundational concepts, principles and techniques in formal semantics of natural language.

It is intended for mathematically-inclined readers who have some elementary background in set theory and linguistics. However, no. Elements of Formal Semantics An Introduction to Logic for Students of Language John N. Martin Department of Philosophy University of Cincinnati.

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The word formal in “formal semantics” is opposed to informal and reflects the influence of logic and mathematics in the rise of scientific approaches to philosophy and to linguistics in the twentieth century. Distinctive characteristics of this approach (see also Pagin, Chapter 3) have been truth conditions as a central part of meaning.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Yoad Winter. Yoad Winter's Elements of Formal Semantics is a lucid, well-organized, rather concise, and opinionated introductory textbook of formal natural language semantics.

“Formal semantics” here refers to the study of sentence meaning and its tight connection to sentence structure, described with precision using mathematical methods. Download Elements of Formal Semantics: An Introduction to the Mathematical Theory of Meaning in Natural Language Comments.

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Elements is organized as a textbook and I think this certainly will be its primary use. The book claims to “not presuppose any prior knowledge in logic or theoretical linguistics” (p. It would be appropriate for a ﬁrst course in semantics at the graduate or upper undergraduate level.

In addition to linguistics programs, the book would. new book, Elements of Formal Semantics, falls into the latter category, making it a welcome and accessible successor to Allwood, Andersson, and Dahl’s () Logic in linguistics and L.T.F.

Elements of Formal Semantics will aim at introducing some of the foundational concepts, principles and techniques in formal semantics of natural language. The book is organized well and the concepts it introduces build on one another.

In some places, the author makes different choices about the order of presentation than I would make (e.g. the author introduces formal semantics before natural deduction). But such choices have to be made and other instructors may prefer how the author made them.

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